You're doing recycling wrong
Recycling is confusing as f*ck. There, I said it. I know we were all thinking it!
Not only does each city have different rules - making the ordeal a complicated thing and turning a lot of people off to the process - but often it gets mishandled and not actually recycled. What the heck.
To be honest, to me recycling is one of the last "R's" we should be focusing on... just because I think "Refusing, reducing, reusing, and rotting" are more helpful when it comes to shrinking our plastic usage footprint. But I've had a lot of people ask me, "Am I doing this whole recycling thing right?" and unfortunately the answer is often "no."
Here are some things to consider...
Often one of the biggest questions I get regarding plastic pollution is, "So... how do I start?" It can be really daunting to suddenly purge your life of everything plastic when the majority of our stuff is made of it! Here are the ten ways I usually tell people to start their #plasticfree journey.
Hi! I'm Melissa, an Australian-based Latina science educator, podcaster, and freelance writer. I spend a lot more time on Instagram and Twitter, but blogging is my first love. Thanks for stopping by — I hope you stay a while.
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